Good Bye Sky

Wow where should I start, it has been 5 months since my last blog entry and as you can imagine a lot has happened. I think I should get the sad news out first, I had to say good bye to my beloved dog Sky and unfortunately I couldn’t even be with her during her…

The German Food Diary – Day 5 & 6

The last two days have been somewhat “short” because we are playing “Skip Bo” until 2:00 am. in the morning, get up around 11:00 a.m the next morning, drink coffee, eat breakfast, clean up, take a shower and its 2:00 p.m. before we can even do anything outside of the house. A lot of time…

Authentic German Sauerkraut

After 20 posts of mainly American food, I think its time to hold true to my Blog title and finally infuse some German food. What could be more German than Sauerkraut? I have to admit, I am not a big fan that the main German food known outside of Germany is Sauerkraut and Sausages, but…

Leavenworth – where to shop, eat, party and sleep

Its kind of fitting that my first “travel post” will be about a remote “German” town in the Cascade Mountains in Washington – Leavenworth. Leavenworth used to be a small timber community and became the headquarters of the Great North Railroad in the early 1900s. The railroad relocated to Wenatchee in the 1920s, greatly affecting Leavenworth’s economy…